Fort Storage Warehousing and Distribution

By: Fort Storage  09-12-2011
Keywords: Inventory Management, Warehousing And Distribution, Industrial Warehousing


Industrial Warehousing
Safe, accurate and efficient inventory storage is critical to the operation of a profitable business. Fort Storage offers a full-service industrial warehousing solution, delivering 99.7% inventory accuracy from four heated, modern, secure and technologically advanced facilities across Canada.

Fort Storage can take care of all aspects of your industrial storage needs, including:
  • Set up product codes and descriptions to mimic your system;
  • Set up lot and batch number tracking;
  • Determine space and special storage requirements (e.g. heat, hazard, etc.);
  • Receive items, using barcode scanners;
  • Real-time inventory system tracking throughout the inventory;
  • Safe and secure inventory management (FIFO, batch controlled, etc.);
  • Manage shipments to customers;
  • Finalize transactions; provide documentation or enter transactions into your own inventory control system such as SAP.

Fort Storage offers complete distribution services for our clients. Many of our clients utilize our services to provide the safe, accurate and on-time delivery of their industrial goods across Canada.

Whether you have your own fleet or you are looking for a transportation service provider, we have the experience, contacts and know-how to move your goods safely, accurately, and on time.
We operate facilities in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario, with a wide next-day delivery area. We provide 99.7% shipment accuracy and 99.9% on time delivery – results that speak for themselves.

The Fort Storage team is expert in industrial warehousing and distribution planning. We work closely with our clients to understand their current warehousing and distribution needs, their goals for service improvement, and provide solutions to address their unique needs. Fort Storage helps companies improve productivity, inventory accuracy, shipment accuracy, and meet – or exceed – delivery commitments, improving customer satisfaction and the bottom line.

The Benefits of Outsourcing
Manufacturers, distributors and retailers who outsource all or part of their warehouse and distribution function enjoy a spectrum of business benefits, beyond simply saving time and money. These include:

  • More scaleable operations
  • The ability to enter and exit markets more quickly
  • Reduced need for costly real estate to hold inventory
  • No need to hire and manage staff
  • Reduced transportation and distribution costs
  • Reduced inventory costs through better management
  • Access to local expertise
  • Improved focus on core competency
  • Increased shipment visibility
  • Improved customer service
  • Risk reduction

Keywords: Industrial Warehousing, Inventory Management, Warehousing And Distribution